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  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Abigail Ross Hopper has assumed her role as Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) director. BOEM is an agency in charge of managing the development of the conventional and renewable energy and marine mineral resources on the Outer Continental Shelf. Hopper officially assumed her new position, as the second BOEM director in history, on Monday, […]

  • 23 July 2014

    Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) led a letter from members of the California Congressional Delegation to U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, urging her and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to prohibit any new offshore oil and gas lease sales in the Northern California, Central California, and Southern California Outer Continental Shelf Planning […]

  • 10 August 2015

    Last month saw the first steel in the water for the 30 MW wind energy project offshore Block Island. The project developer, Deepwater Wind, organised a boat tour event to mark this milestone for USA’s first offshore wind farm. Among others, the event was attended by Sally Jewell, US Interior Secretary, Bryan Martin, Managing Director […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities & Government

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will initiate planning with the State of California to establish an Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force to examine opportunities for offshore renewable energy development along the Golden State.  California Governor Jerry Brown requested formation of the task force in a May 12 letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. “In […]

  • 23 February 2015

    The Department of the Interior (DOI), acting through the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), on Friday issued proposed regulations for future exploratory drilling activities on the U.S. Arctic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The proposed Arctic-specific regulations focus solely on offshore exploration drilling operations within the Beaufort Sea […]

  • 23 February 2015

    Congressmen Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-3), and Don Beyer (VA-8) from Virginia, on Friday wrote Interior Secretary Sally Jewell citing their serious concerns that Virginia and neighboring states are included in the U.S. Department of the Interior’s draft five-year plan for offshore oil and gas development. The Virginia congressmen asked Jewell to […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Governor of California Edmund G. Brown to encourage the development of renewables, including wave energy.

  • 9 May 2013

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to the safe and responsible development of offshore resources, the recently appointed Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell traveled to Houston, Texas Wednesday to attend the 2013 Offshore Technology Conference. Secretary Jewell toured the exhibition floor and spoke with offshore oil and gas industry stakeholders and saw firsthand […]

  • 25 April 2013

    Newly appointed U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Acting Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau have announced that Interior will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has named Abigail Ross Hopper as the Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which manages the development of the conventional and renewable energy and marine mineral resources on the Outer Continental Shelf. Hopper currently serves as the Director of the Maryland Energy Administration and will assume […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Authorities & Government

    U.S. Department of Interior has released a notice that Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Governor Martin O’Malley and others today, in order to make an important announcement on progress for wind leasing offshore Maryland. Efforts to spur responsible development of offshore wind energy are part of a series of Obama Administration actions […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Eighteen U. S. senators have urged the Obama’s administration to halt Shell’s Arctic drilling plans saying that it is an unacceptable and irresponsible decision.  Offshore Energy Today recently reported on protests against Shell in Seattle where dozens of protesters in kayaks gathered in the Port of Seattle to voice their concerns over Shell’s Arctic drilling plans. […]

  • 20 September 2013

    To commemorate the country’s first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell held a lease signing ceremony for the Wind Energy Area. Last month Deepwater Wind New England won an auction for two areas offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts, totaling to 164,750 acres for offshore wind development. The […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    The United States and Mexico have signed several agreements to strengthen ongoing cooperative activities on energy development, conservation and preparation for the impacts of climate change on the two countries’ shared natural resources. The agreements were signed on 25 February during the third round of the US-Mexico High-level Economic Dialogue (HLED) held in Mexico City. In […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that today’s oil and gas lease sales for federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico garnered $872,143,771 million in high bids on 329 tracts covering 1,707,358 acres. “These lease sales underscore the President’s commitment to create jobs and home-grown energy through the safe and responsible exploration […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    The United States and Mexico have signed several agreements to strengthen ongoing cooperative activities on energy development, conservation and preparation for the impacts of climate change on the two countries’ shared natural resources. The agreements were signed on 25 February during the third round of the US-Mexico High-level Economic Dialogue (HLED) held in Mexico City. In […]

  • 20 September 2013

    To commemorate the country’s first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell held a lease signing ceremony for the Wind Energy Area. Last month Deepwater Wind New England won an auction for two areas offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts, totaling to 164,750 acres for offshore wind development. The […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will announce a major milestone for Massachusetts offshore wind energy today. Joining them at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center wind testing facility will be Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BEOM). As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to prepare communities for the impacts of climate change, U. S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell yesterday announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has awarded $11.8 million in Tribal Climate Resilience Program funding awards. The funding will help federally recognized tribes and tribally chartered organizations […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell presented the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the National Ocean Council with the Partners in Conservation Award in a ceremony at the Sidney R. Yates Auditorium of the Stewart Lee Udall Main Interior Building in Washington, DC. The award was given for the bureau’s collaborative efforts […]

  • 26 February 2014

    A group of governors representing the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Governors Coalition met on Monday with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and senior officials at the Interior Department to discuss the thoughtful expansion of offshore energy development. The participating governors – Governor Pat McCrory of North Carolina (newly named chair of the Governors […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Abigail Ross Hopper was sworn in by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell as the second Director of BOEM in the history of the bureau. Hopper served as the Director of the Maryland Energy Administration and assumed her new position on January 5, 2015. Hopper will take the helm from Acting Director Dr. Walter Cruickshank, who has […]